Ports, Shippers Warn CARB ZEV Truck Rule Risks More Backups, Delays

May 12, 2022
California ports and shipping companies are warning state air regulators that their proposed rule requiring operators of drayage trucking fleets to begin purchasing zero-emission vehicles (ZEVs) in 2024 threatens to substantially reduce the number of trucks that can serve ports, raising the likelihood for crippling backups and supply-chain delays. “So, what we have been hearing is that most drivers will probably leave the industry because they won’t be able to afford a zero-emissions vehicle, or apply for a grant, or...

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